About ECNP

ECNP is an independent scientific association dedicated to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. It is the largest non-institutional supporter of applied and translational neuroscience research and education in Europe. Read more...

ECNP offers membership to established scholars in the field and all those with an active interest in applied and translational neuroscience. Corresponding membership is also open for those not resident in Europe.  To our membership pages

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With our specially developed ECNP app you will have the most up-to-date information about the ECNP Congresses at your digital fingertips. View the programme and abstracts, rate the sessions, and chat with other app users.

The app is available for Apple and Android. Search for 'ECNP' or scan the QR code.


Brain Day in Barcelona

ECNP announces its fifth public information day in conjunction with the ECNP Congress, the Brain Day or El dia del cerebro. It will take place on 5 October 2018 at the University of Barcelona. This day is open to patients, families and professionals.

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ECNP New Frontiers meeting 2018: Summary

This year, the ECNP New Frontiers Meeting (18-19 March, Nice, France) provided a unique platform addressing the challenge of finding therapies for neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), such as Fragile X syndrome and autism, diseases which have among the highest unmet needs medicine today.

Full summary here

ECNP in Nice

ECNP participated in the 26th European Congress of Psychiatry (EPA) in Nice with an exhibition booth on 3-6 March 2018. ECNP and EPA held a joint symposium on Sunday on the topic: Advancing psychiatric drug development through new approaches, chaired by ECNP President Celso Arango and EPA President Silvana Galderisi.

Become a member

ECNP membership is open to established scholars in the field and all those with an active interest in applied and translational neuroscience.

Become an ECNP member today and benefit from the special privileges.


Why the ECNP Congress?

"...an annual congress attended by 4,000-6,000 people who come with extremely heterogeneous backgrounds...and we're here together for 3-4 days sharing our experiences, sharing the results of our studies, networking and mingling..."

ECNP President Celso Arango tells us how he became a child psychiatrist and shares his vision on ECNP and the annual ECNP Congress.